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Which Unhappy Hormones Lead To PCOS

The imbalanced hormones involved in PCOS may affect a regular menstrual cycle, cause PCOS related weight gain, infertility, PCOS pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, recurrent miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, NICU babies and reduce breastfeeding ability. But which hormones are involved?? Let’s first take a quick look at the hormonal fluctuations in a healthy menstrual cycle: Picture Credit: […]

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Red skin spots linked to the oestrogen dominance of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Women with PCOS often have what’s termed ‘oestrogen dominance’ – too much oestrogen relative to progesterone. The main reason for this? Lack of, or infrequent, ovulation. See as we ovulate, a gland is formed called the corpus luteum. This gland produces progesterone and helps us to maintain a healthy uterine lining. In a normal cycle. […]

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